Bristol Rvs. prepare to entertain Walsall at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pirates are clearly on top, winning 54.55% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was just last season, in September 2006, with Walsall inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Pirates in a League Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 30 Dec||Walsall||2 - 2||Bristol Rvs.||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Sep||Bristol Rvs.||1-2||Walsall||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Sat 28 Apr||Walsall||2 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Sat 11 Nov||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 0||Walsall||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Sat 20 Mar||Walsall||3 - 3||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Tue 08 Dec||Walsall||2 - 2||Bristol Rvs.||ASSM|
|1998/1999||Sat 31 Oct||Bristol Rvs.||3 - 4||Walsall||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Bristol Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Pirates in those games, with 8 conceded.
Walsall have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 4 have been let in at the wrong end.
Bristol Rvs. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 29 points from their 23 matches. Walsall's total of 41 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Pirates go into their game against Walsall in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Bristol Rvs.||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Walsall||4 games since last away draw.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.